Lake Havasu State Park

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Lake Havasu State Park

Arizona

(928) 855-2784

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Overview

The scenic shoreline of Lake Havasu State Park is an ideal place to enjoy beautiful beaches, nature trails, boat ramps, and convenient campsites. This spot is truly a watersport haven located near the famous London Bridge of Lake Havasu City.

The park offers 3 boat ramps, 47 campsites, a special events area (not available on holiday weekends), picnic area, and beach area. The Mohave Sunset Trail (1.5 miles) winds its way through the lowland desert and along the shoreline.

The Arroyo-Camino Interpretive Garden showcases the diverse life that exists within the park and this area of the desert. Birds, lizards, and desert cottontails are common sights.

Map of Lake Havasu (AZ)

Latitude, Longitude: 34.429934, -114.272832

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Activities

  • Boating

    There are 2 boat ramps, located in lot 2. There is also a Personal Watercraft (PWC) ramp, located in lot 1. Due to fluctuating water levels, check with a ranger about ramp conditions. Non-motorized watercraft may launch at any boat ramp.

  • Camping

    Number of sites: 45

    All sites are non-electric sites and can accommodate RVs and tents. Sites include a picnic table, shade ramada and a fire ring. Potable water is available throughout the campground. There is 14 day limit. All sites are at a first come, first served basis. There is a maximum of 2 vehicles and 6 adults per site. Camping fees are per vehicle. Average asphalted pad is 60-65 feet, some asphalted sites can accommodate longer rigs.

  • Hiking

    Mohave Sunset Trail: 1.5 miles long. Rating: easy. This trail winds its way through the lowland desert and along the shoreline. Pedestrian traffic only. No Bicycles. Pets on leashes allowed.

    Arroyo-Camino Interpretive Garden: This interpretive area showcases the diverse life that exists within the park and this area of the desert. Birds, lizard, and desert cottontails are common sights.

  • Picnicking

    The picnic area is at the day-use beach. There are picnic tables, shade ramadas, grills, potable water and restrooms available.

  • Water Sports

    Fish commonly caught in the lake are: smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, striped bass, various catfish and sunfish species. The park offers a fish cleaning station.

    A valid Arizona fishing license is required for anglers fourteen and older. Licensing information is available online at Arizona Game & Fish, or purchase a fishing license at a local dealer.

Seasonality/Weather

Fall, winter and spring are an ideal time to hike the Mohave Sunset Trail to view wildlife. Winter in Lake Havasu has warm days and cool nights to enjoy a campfire. Winter rains are sporadic but gentle. The wildflowers are spectacular throughout the park from February to April. The amount of rain determines how "good" the wildflowers season is.

Summers have hot days and warm nights. Lake Havasu State Park offers a great opportunity to cool off by the lake. During monsoon season (June - September), clouds build throughout the day. Strong afternoon thunderstorms are sporadic with heavy winds and rain.

Directions

Driving

The park is located at 699 London Bridge Road off Highway 95 & Industrial Boulevard.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(928) 855-2784

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